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Call for Public Protest Action

After a week of deadly protests, in which at least three Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli forces, al-Quds Foundation together with the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has released the dates for the march and pickets in support of the people of Palestine, currently defending al-Aqsa compound. The foundation confirmed July 26, 27 and 28, 2017, as the set ...

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US drops charges against Friedman protesters

Two activists say they were singled out for criminal charges as the only Arabs.

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I will continue my struggle

Leaving life in Chicago is like Nakba that forced her family from Palestine, activist writes.

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Mervin Steenkamp wins Palestine Marathon again

In the midst of a dark day for the country, Cape Town runner Mervin Steenkamp done South Africa proud after he won the Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem for the second time in two consecutive years. Steenkamp took first place in the 42.2 kilometres Marathon, finishing in 2 hours 49 minutes. The passionate runner, who represented the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund ...

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Dr Akoojee: A selfless activist for Palestine

As South Africa mourns the death of anti-apartheid stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, it is a double blow for Capetonians who have been left shocked by the sudden passing of pro-Palestinian activist Dr Ebrahim Akoojee. The well-known medical doctor died in Surrey Estate on Monday evening at the home of close friend Haji Yunus Allie from the Al Quds Foundation, of which ...

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Palestinians unveil gift of giant Mandela statue donated by the city of Johannesburg

PALESTINIANS on April 26th inaugurated a giant statue of Nelson Mandela donated by the South African city of Johannesburg to their political capital in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The six-metre two-tonne bronze statue was a gift from Johannesburg with which Ramallah is twinned. “I think that Nelson Mandela himself would have been extremely proud of what has been done today,” ...

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To Host Peres Is to Welcome Racism and War Criminals Rolled In One

At a time when South Africa is grappling with the demon of racism, one expects that greater sensitivity will be displayed by the beneficiaries of apartheid towards its victims. Instead we find that individuals and groups of diehard racists keep emerging to inflict pain and humiliation upon this country’s black majority. Reversal of the degradation of decades of oppression, is not always ...

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Sands of Palestine – New theatrical production

Sands of Palestine is the newest theatrical production by Green Light Productions. The play will run at the Seabrook Theatre, DHS, at the end of April 2016. The Green Light Productions duo consists of reknowned producers Yusuf Haffejee (Mercury Theatre Award nominee, Scriptwriter and Executive) and Farouk Hoosen Sayed (Actor, Producer, Director, Activist).  In their own words, they “aim to tell ...

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Israeli Apartheid Week – Get Involved

Sourced & copied directly from: http://www.iawsouthafrica.com/get-involved-2/ Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) offers ordinary people around the world an opportunity to partake in an extra-ordinary and truly global campaign. There are IAW representatives responsible for organizing events in most major South African cities, towns and universities. Send us an email (iawsouthafrica@apartheidweek.org) and we can put you in contact with the IAW representative in ...

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Portraits of Palestine’s youth rebellion

Palestinian youths protest in defiance not just of Israel, but of the Palestinian Authority.

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